Category «Events»


Saturday, June 9, 10am – 3pm
Bag Sale, Sunday, June 10, 10am – 2pm
Monday, June 11, from 3 – 6pm Grab Bag*
on the Library Lawn

The 72nd Annual Library Fair will be held on Saturday, June 9 from 10 am to 3 pm, rain or shine, on the Library grounds.

Legacy/Estate Planning

Saturday, May 19

The Stone Ridge Library Foundation will be hosting a workshop for Legacy Planning. Sally Cross, Vice President of Philanthropy at Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley will be on hand to discuss long term planning from 3-4:30pm on May 19th.

Volunteer for the Library Fair

Saturday, June 9 from 10am -3pm!
Sunday, June 10, The “Bag Sale” from 10am -2pm.

As always, we rely on our wonderful Fair Volunteers to make it all happen! Thank you!

So, …this year we are trying something new. We have subscribed to Volunteer Local, an online program where everyone can register for the volunteer task they want.

LIBRARY FAIR, Saturday, June 9

The 72nd Annual Stone Ridge Library Fair is set for Saturday, June 9, rain or shine, from 10am to 3pm on the Library Lawn. Bag Sale, Sunday, June 10, 10am – 3pm



Everyone is invited! Join us under the tents for book bargains galore, our famous plant sale featuring annuals, perennials and daylilies, Eleanor’s Emporium with gently used tableware, Kids books and activities, the Saturday Knitters, a 50/50 Raffle and the Stone Ridge Library Foundation raffle for a wine basket.


Every Friday at 10am

We are starting a Mahjong group, beginners are welcome. Register on line on the calendar or at the Circulation Desk in the Library, or just walk in. We will be meeting every Friday at 10am.

Preschool Story Time

Tuesdays: 10:00-11:00
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
June 5, 12

We are excited to welcome Ms. Celeste to the Stone Ridge Library. Ms. Celeste has worked in preschools and loves this age group. Ms. Celeste already has crafts, songs and activities planned for our littlest patrons.

HOLMES & CO. Mystery Lovers Book Group

Wednesday, May 16
4pm in the Biography Room 
This month we will be reading Murder as a Fine Art by David Morrell. Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his memoir Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, is the major suspect in a series of ferocious mass murders identical to ones that terrorized London forty-three years earlier.

POETRY with Rosemary Deen

Thursday, May 10, 24
1.30-3:30 in the Bio Room

Join us for an afternoon of poetry with Rosemary Deen. Our meetings are held the second and fourth Thursdays of the month.

Stone Ridge Library Writers’ Group with Cathy Arra

Monday, May 7, 21
Second Group starting in May
Monday, May 14
Two separate writers’ groups meet on alternate Mondays at the library, with a maximum of 10 participants in each group. This program is designed for those who are actively writing and publishing work and who want to participate in a structured critical feedback process.


Every Saturday
Reference Room

The Stone Ridge Library Knitters meet every Saturday morning from 10am – 12noon. All ages and experience levels can jo in us and drop-in knitters are also welcome. We each bring our own supplies and do our own work, but one of the best things about us is that whatever obstacle or confusion you might encounter, you’re likely to receive as much comment and advice as you need to get where you’re going with a project.

Conversational French with Claudine Brenner


Tuesday, May 15
Biography Room

Want to brush up or improve your French with a conversation hour? Claudine is a native French speaker, born in Paris and raised in Europe; following a 30 year Government career abroad, she chose Stone Ridge to retire in.

Conversational Spanish


Tuesday, May 22
Reference Room

Conversational Spanish is held on the fourth Tuesday of every month, from 1:30 – 3:00 in the Reference Room. Basic conversational ability is a pre-requisite for these sessions.